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Cymbella similis Krasske 1932

Publication details
Cymbella similis Krasske 1932: 122, pl. 3: fig. 24

Published in: Krasske, G. (1932). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Diatomeenflora der Alpen. Hedwigia 72(3): 92-135, pls 1, 2.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cymbella is Cymbella cymbiformis C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cymbopleura similis (Krasske) Krammer

Type information
Type locality: Austria: Tauern; Groszglochner, Kals, Stubachtal (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Krammer 2003) (from Hohe Tauern): KASSEL B II 96 (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), like, resembling, similar (Sreenivasa Rao 1965).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cymbella hybridiformis Hustedt 1945

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Krammer, K. (2003). Cymbopleura, Delicata, Navicymbula, Gomphocymbellopsis, Afrocymbella. In: Diatoms of Europe, Diatoms of the European Inland waters and comparable habitats. Vol. 4. (Lange-Bertalot, H. Eds), pp. 1-529. Rugell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag K.G..

Key references
Cocquyt, C. (2007). Diatom diversity in Hausburg Tarn, a glacial lake on Mount Kenya, East Africa. Diatom Research 22(2): 255-285, 126 figs.

Krammer, K. & Lange-Bertalot, H. (1986). Bacillariophyceae 1 Teil: Naviculaceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Herausgegeben von. H. Ettl, J. Gerloff, H. Heynig & D. Mollenhauer. Band 2/1. pp. [i]-xvi, [1]-876, 206 pls with 2976 figures. Stuttgart & New York: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Sims, P.A. (ed.) (1996). An atlas of British diatoms arranged by B. Hartley based on illustrations by H.G. Barber and J.R. Carter. pp. [2], 1-601, incl. 290 pls. Bristol: Biopress Ltd.

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